On second thoughts, I do want another guide dog!

So, well, I said earlier in a post that I was looking to get a retired guide dog, and that I didn’t feel I had enough work for a dog to do and that is why I wasn’t thinking about getting a new guide dog.

Well, I talked to my friend pat, and I had a nice chat with him.

He encouraged me, along with one of my blogging buddies, willow, to maybe ask about applying for another dog.

I know you have to have work for them, but I think there are dogs too who like a more laid back sort of life, with minimal work.

I would have enough work for a dog where I could take him or her out walking every day, and as long as the dog is exercised, and I have enough routes to do with him or her, that the dog doesn’t get bored, I think they’ll approve me for a new dog.

Of course I’ll have to get a medical done, but I think I’ll pass that with flying colours.

I’m excited now!

I wonder how long it will take to get approved, and then how long I’ll have to wait before a suitable match comes up?

Hopefully not too long!

I’m hoping to talk to someone at the school tomorrow, and get the ball rolling!

I’ll keep you all posted!

Author: Carol anne

I am 40 years young. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

6 thoughts on “On second thoughts, I do want another guide dog!”

  1. Oh! Hooray and well done! I am sure you’d have enough work for your dog to do. The dog will make you do even more and make you independent. Our Ruby is a retired Guide Dog we walked her on her free exercise walks from when she started work. She retired at six, it’s usually ten but we have had her six and a half years now. She’s the best dog in the world. I really hope you get one and soon 💜💜💜

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    1. I hope so too Willow, I love dogs and I especially love my current one and I will be heartbroken when anything happens to him but I can’t be without a dog either. I need a dog in my house in my life. I just need an animal to love, and who will love me. 💖💖💜💜

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